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In Search of Shakespeare


Maya Vision International

Series Description

In Search of Shakespeare is a four-part series exploring the life of the world's most famous writer. The first full-scale TV production about the life of William Shakespeare, this innovative history series features the Royal Shakespeare Company acting out scenes from Shakespeare's works at locations around England where Shakespeare's original company performed. The series is shot in documentary style, with live action on and off the stage.


Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)

Educational Outreach Budget Range

Medium ($50K-$250K)

Educational Outreach "Producers"

PBS ( worked with a team of freelancers recommended by the Folger Shakespeare Library as well as Folger staff to produce content, which is made available through the In Search of Shakespeare Web site. The general-audience Web site content was coproduced by Maya Vision and Vertebrate.


There were no external partners for this project.

In this section:

    Auschwitz: Inside the
    Nazi State

    Building Big

    Culture Shock



>  In Search of Shakespeare

        Goals & Audience

        Outreach Elements


        Challenges &
        Lessons Learned

    Lewis & Clark:
    The Journey of the
    Corps of Discovery

    My Journey Home

    The New Americans

    Poetic License


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